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support that. i suspect he'll negotiate a good deal. at the end of the day, he'll come back and ask us to support him. i'll probably help him again. >> okay, so, what did boehner loyalist tom cole do after they said that on "hardball" at 5:00? now, remember, john boehner heard him say that on "hardball" or his staff instantly reported to him exactly what tom cole just said on "hardball" and boehner could have grabbed the phone, got cole and told him to shut up. he could have told him to shut up before "hardball." boehner had the power before and after "hardball" to tell tom cole that his feature as a republican in the house of representatives depended on him shutting up right now and tom cole would have shut up the second john boehner told him to. so again, what did tom cole do after "hardball"? he went on cnn three hours later and said exactly the same thing and when he was asked what reaction he is getting from his fellow republicans in the house, he said this. >> i think the reaction is mixed. some support it, some don't. some have more questions about it. >> that is as positive a r
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to prevent us from stopping at the economic growth and hurting everyone. in other words, we have to then quickly craft a legislative deal that can stop the damage to the economy that would occur if we went off the cliff and stayed off the cliff. john boehner recognizes that the fiscal cliff is the president's leverage, but boehner believes he has leverage, too. politico reported this morning president barack obama made a demand of how john baoehner nea the end of their first white house meeting on the fiscal cliff, raised the debt limit before year's end. boehner responded, quote, there is a price for everything. boehner told president obama at the white house that the debt limit increase is quote my leverage. although he added that he's flexible on when it should be done. senator durbin said today that raising the debt ceiling must be part of any deal with republicans. >> i also think that the president isn't going to sign off on any agreement that doesn't include some certainty as to budgets, appripriations, dealing with our debt ceiling. we're not going to find ourselves with
's focus on governing again using the oh, so scary imaginary of the fiscal cliff. >> there will be many who will say we should confront the first of these challenging by simply letting the top two tax rates expire and pushing the sequester off to some other date. >> there will be many who say that and they will be led by this woman last night. >> if we can't get a good deal, a balanced deal that calls on the wealthy to pay their fair share, then i will absolutely continue this debate into 2013. on january 1st, if we have not gotten a deal, grover norquist and his pledge are no longer relevant to this conversation. we will have a new fiscal and political reality. >> that was snar patty murray who is more than willing to go off the cliff on january 1st if republicans continue to block an increase in the top income tax rates. she said that back in july and i'm sure many republicans who don't know her, didn't take her seriously then. but as the head of the democratic snoerl campaign committee this year, she just razed the number of rim senators to 20. when patty purry first won her seat in the
with us. we have made a proposal through the president of the united states. that proposal said we should revert back to the same tax plan that we had when clinton was president. you can't get from here to there unless you raise the upper rates. and that's what the president suggested, it's up to them to come forward with something else. >> the day after boehner loyalist tom cole, republican congressman from oklahoma said that the house should simply take up the bill that the democrats passed in the senate that would raise income taxes only on the top income tax brackets. another senior republican lawmaker who asked not to be identified this time told reuters that the democratic bill could pass in the house of representatives if john boehner would allow such a bill to be brought to the house floor for a vote. here is boehner speaking about the president earlier today. >> members of his own party seem quite comfortable with sending the economy over the fiscal cliff. no substantive progress has been made in the talks between the white house and the house over the last two weeks. >> speaker
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